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Substitute Teacher for Deaf

Date Posted:  Apr 28, 2022
Requisition ID:  328502

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD):


The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60% of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.  




The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience. 

About the Job:


As the Substitute Teacher, you will be responsible for performing professional teaching of academic and/or vocational physical education subjects at the pre-school, elementary or secondary level. 

A Day in the Life:


​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Prepare or follow established lesson plan in assigning work, presenting subject matter, and testing students. 
  • Utilizes a variety of special instructional equipment. 
  • Evaluate performance and progress of students. 
  • Counsel students on academic, personal, and/or behavioral problems. 
  • Administer reading and achievement tests to students. 
  • Confer with parents and members of staff on behavior and/or personal problems and school progress of students. 
  • Organize social activities and field trips on occasion. 


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

​This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • ​A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. 
  • Possession of a valid Indiana Teacher's License or an Indiana Substitute Teacher's License issued by the Indiana Department of Education. 
  • Specialized and current knowledge of the subject matter to be taught and the techniques used in area of specialization. 
  • Specialized knowledge of modern teaching practices and principles utilized in educating students. 
  • Specialized knowledge of equipment that may be utilize as teaching aids. 
  • Working knowledge of school administrative guidelines and policies. 
  • Ability to evaluate the performance, skills, and progress of a student. 
  • Ability to include expressive and receptive skills in manual communication. 
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, education conferences and workshops.  

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period  


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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